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John M Pidhirny, Richard A Monroe, Michael J Pileski, Robert J Wood: Hand-held optical reader having a detachable lens-guide assembly. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama & Bilinski, July 28, 1998: US05786586 (281 worldwide citation)

An optical reader is suitable for reading 2-dimensional indicia. The optical reading device, that may include a bar code reader, comprises a lens assembly and a guide detachably mounted on a front portion of the housing for establishing a distance between the lens assembly and an equipment target th ...


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Rob Hussey, William H Havens, Robert J Wood Sr: Optical reader having improved interactive image sensing and control circuitry. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama & Bilinski, July 21, 1998: US05784102 (278 worldwide citation)

A hand-held optical reader for reading 2D bar code symbols. The reader includes an illuminating system for illuminating the symbol and an optical system for focusing an image thereof on a 2D image sensor. The image sensor is of the type which allows its imaging parameters, such as exposure, to be co ...


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William H Havens, Charles M Hammond Jr, Robert J Hennick, Robert C Hinkley, Robert J Wood Sr, Tanya A Onori, Thomas W Karpen: Imaging and illumination optics assembly. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama & Billinski, July 14, 1998: US05780834 (271 worldwide citation)

A low profile optical unit for use in a 2D bar code reader. A vertically disposed light redirecting panel having contoured reflective openings therein is mounted in the front of the unit and an LED behind the panel. Light emitting diodes for illuminating a target are mounted on the LED board behind ...


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John M Pidhirny, Richard A Monroe, Michael J Pileski, Robert J Wood: Two-dimensional part reader having a focussing guide. Welch Allyn Data Collection, Wall Marjama Bilinski & Burr, April 4, 2000: US06045047 (218 worldwide citation)

An optical reader is suitable for reading 2-dimensional indicia. The optical reading device, that may include a bar code reader, comprises a guide whose length along the optical reader optical axis is such that when that guide contacts the part or equipment surrounding the indicia to be read, that i ...


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Robert J Wood, Earl H Slee, Gregory E Pasik, Michael J Pileski: Servo actuated steering mechanism for borescope or endoscope. Welch Allyn, Wall and Roehrig, July 17, 1990: US04941454 (162 worldwide citation)

This invention involves a cable bendable borescope in which opposing cable pairs are displaced to deflect the tip of the borescope in the perpendicular planes of motion. A servo motor is connected to each pair of actuating cables to selectively displace one or the other in accordance with the rotati ...


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Robert J Wood, Michael J Piloski, Gregory E Pasik: Processor module for video inspection probe. Welch Allyn, Harris Beach & Wilcox, December 23, 1997: US05701155 (98 worldwide citation)

A plug-in module for a video probe has a housing which contains video processing circuitry to receive a video output from a miniature video imager and produces a video signal suitable to apply, without further processing, to a video monitor. The module plugs into a mating socket of a power and illum ...


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Robert J Wood, Earl H Slee, Gregory E Pasik, Michael J Pileski: Portable color imager borescope. Welch Allyn, Wall and Roehrig, July 17, 1990: US04941456 (89 worldwide citation)

A portable steerable borescope has a cable bendable steering section adjacent the viewing head, a servo control mechanism for the actuation cables of the bendable steering section, a joystick for actuating the steering section which is located remotely from the insertion tube and a control module/ba ...


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Richard A Monroe, Robert J Wood, Gregory E Pasik, Robert R Huntley: Remote hand-held diagnostic instrument with video imaging. Welch Allyn, Harris Beach & Wilcox, June 18, 1996: US05527261 (79 worldwide citation)

A hand-held, fully remote diagnostic instrument having video capability is configured for any one of a number of clinical or industrial applications. The instrument has a casing that includes a hand-holdable body portion, a neck portion that extends from the body portion to a head portion that is fo ...


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Richard A Monroe, Jeffrey Perkins, Robert J Wood: Control mechanism for steerable elongated probe having a sealed joystick. Welch Allyn, Harris Beach & Wilcox, September 20, 1994: US05347989 (76 worldwide citation)

A control handle for a video probe that includes a joystick mounted in a housing which is coupled to a stepper mechanism for moving the control cables of an elongated insertion tube in response to the manipulation by an operator. The joystick is sealed against liquid infiltration.


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Robert J Wood, Michael J Pileski: Contact two-dimensional bar code reader having pressure actuated switch. Welch Allyn, Harris Beach & Wilcox, October 29, 1996: US05569902 (56 worldwide citation)

A contact bar code reader is suitable for reading 2-dimensional bar codes. The reader comprises a housing having therein a source of illumination and optics for producing a diverging beam for illuminating a bar code symbol. A transparent frustoconical guide is removably attached to the housing, and ...